The first time I remember defending the preborn was back home in Colorado. I was probably in middle school at the time, and my father held the belief that abortion was okay in cases of rape and incest. This really got to me because if a preborn child conceived by two consenting parents could live, then why couldn't a preborn child conceived in rape or incest live? Afterall, both...

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Great news! On the evening of October 3, the House passed H.R. 36, The Pain-Capable Unborn Child Protection Act, in a bi-partisan vote of 237 to 189. Way to defend life, Team HLA! Together we were heard! While the President has said he would sign this legislation if it reaches his desk, passage in...
This will be short. Probably around 400 words. This will take the average reader 2 minutes. The USCCB has joined with 32 other groups representing millions of Americans and tens of thousands of health care professionals with a profound concern about abortion, and particularly about the conscience...
I recently had dinner with a friend who was telling me about his journey of conversion towards the Catholic faith.  He was still on the fence about abortion, he said, in the late 1990’s when he was going through his conversion in the RCIA classes offered by the church.  As he left his class one...
By Matilda Donovan Let’s be honest. We all spend an embarrassing amount of time on social media, liking selfies of people we don’t know, watching videos of recipes we will never make and pretending we are friends with people we will never meet.   I too spend an inordinate amount of my 20-year-old...
January 2nd was a federal holiday, so I walked up to the quaint, historic district of Old Town, Alexandria to do some shopping.  Shortly after my errand, I was on my way to Mass just after noon, and saw a man and woman walking ahead of me and laughing at something.  It turns out that he was walking...

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